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Jacobs Site Safety Representative in New York, New York

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Jacobs is looking for a Site Safety Representative for an RFP (VA Medical Center project) position contingent upon award.

The Safety Representative shall support the major construction project’s Senior Resident engineer, in the projects in real time safety oversight and management process. The CM-SSR will serve as a Construction Manager Safety Representative in the Field Resident Engineer Office of Construction & Facilities Management, in the VA Manhattan, NY. In supporting the SRE, the Construction Manager Safety Representative shall perform services including, but not limited to, the following:

  • The CM-SSR shall evaluate, monitor the construction contractors’ performance, as it relates to compliance with the Site Safety Specification for each contract and recognized laws and standards for construction and VA safety.

  • The CM-SSR shall assess the contractors Accident Prevention (APP) and/or Construction Safety & Health Plan as coordinated with the VA SRE and the Medical Center management staff.

  • The CM-SSR shall establish and maintain a safety awareness and prevention program, as coordinated with the SRE, the General Contractor and the local Management, that will safeguard against work site safety incidents.

  • The CM-SSR shall continuously evaluate the construction activity and prepare hazard analysis and technical positions on the appropriateness of the proposed mitigation strategies.

  • The contractor’s Site Safety and Health Officer SSHO (as per specification 01 26) will have the responsibility of overall construction safety but the Government will provide continuous oversight to assure a robust Safety and Occupational Health Program.

  • The CM-SSR shall monitor the contractor’s adherence to the contract safety requirements and report identified concerns and deficiencies to the SRE.

  • The CM-SSR shall coordinate all Interim Life Safety Measures (ILSM) with the Medical Center staff and maintain a system for traceable concurrence and adherence to the approved procedures for each activity.

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.


Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning.

  • The CM Site Safety Representative (SSR) shall possess a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a major Construction safety official.

  • Ability to recognize potentially hazardous construction activity and perform a risk analysis as needed to assure the health and well-being of patience, visitors, staff and tradesmen.

  • Must maintain a working knowledge of major construction activity and the typical risk associated with specific construction activity.

  • Must have a working knowledge of the specific requirements and mitigations defined by current OSHA standards. 5.5.5. Communication, Language, and Software Skills

  • Ability to utilize a variety of software programs to monitor, update, and produce work products by applying knowledge of computer literacy.

  • Ability to exercise good interpersonal skills.

  • US Citizenship.

Ideally, you'll have:

  • A minimum of 12 years’ experience as a major Construction safety official.

  • It is preferred, but not required, that the CM Site Safety Representative (SSR be a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and/or Certified Health and Safety Technician (CHST) and/or possess a NYC Site Safety Manager Certification. The Government may consider equivalent or better safety related certifications.

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At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.